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Rafael Dos Anjos Wasn’t A Fan Of Conor McGregor’s Infamous ‘El Chapo’ Shirt

Conor McGregor certainly likes to wear clothes that garner attention, but the ensemble that he chose for last week’s UFC 197 press conference raised even more eyebrows than usual. The reason for this, apart from it’s obvious flamboyance, was that his shirt seemed to pay some form of homage to recently captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, head …

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UFC Sees More Drug Tests In One Month Than Irish Rugby Does In A Year

The UFC had a problem, a really big problem that was beginning to taint the image of the sport and stifle its progression in being accepted by the mainstream public. It was a drug problem, and specifically a performance enhancing culture that had been described by former UFC Middleweight Sam Alvey as widespread, with the 29-year-old estimating in June 2015 …

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Watch: Former UFC Heavyweight Champ Compares Conor McGregor To Donald Trump

Former UFC heavyweight champion and MMA veteran Josh Barnett has compared Conor McGregor’s outspoken public persona to that of U.S presidential candidate Donald Trump. In a recent interview with MMAFighting, “The Warmaster” spoke about how McGregor’s approach to promotion is based around the idea that eliciting an emotional response is the most important thing, regardless of whether it is a …

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Rafael Dos Anjos Believes Two Of His Recent KO Victims Are Better Than “Joker” Conor McGregor

On December 19th, Rafael dos Anjos dismantled Donald Cerrone in 66 soul-crushing seconds to retain the UFC lightweight championship. It was a thoroughly devastating display from the Kings MMA athlete, and couldn’t be construed as anything other than a statement of utter supremacy. There was no denying that Dos Anjos was leagues ahead of the American. Despite the ease with …

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Fabricio Werdum Gets New Opponent For UFC 196 As Cain Velasquez Withdraws Through Injury

The highly-anticipated UFC heavyweight title rematch between Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez will no longer take place on February 6th, as the former champion has withdrawn from the bout due to a back injury. UFC president Dana White broke the news of the Californian’s withdrawal via Twitter on Sunday, and simultaneously announced that Stipe Miocic would be stepping in to …

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None Of This Four Fights A Year B*llocks, I Want To Fight All The Time – Artem Lobov Really Loves A Scrap

Unless you’re a complete sucker for symmetry, you will likely agree that Artem Lobov’s 11-11-1(1) professional record is one of the least aesthetically pleasing in the entire UFC. In fact, it’s downright ugly. The ledger, however, is a somewhat misleading one, as it has come about as a result of Lobov’s high-risk, high-volume, last-minute approach to match-making. “The Russian Hammer” …

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